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ABC
Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
we are learning. good afternoon. what can you tell us? >> good afternoon. this is a terribly, terribly sad story. you described this as a quiet neighborhood. even coming up on the scene it seemed so quiet, to have such a horrible thing happened. a mother and two children, a toddler and a three-month old pulled up to the home where the children were going to spend the day with their grandmother. the mother was in the process of taking her children out of the car. she parked on a driveway with a very gentle incline. apparently the toddler started to say that the car was moving. the mother by that time had the infant in her arms. the car started moving. she made an effort to try to protect her children. you can hear the police describe what happened next. >> the mother pulled into the driveway of the residence. our understanding was that the car started to back up. she started to protect her children, at which time the car ran over her and the infant. the toddler was also injured but not seriously. >> we had an opportunity to speak with a neighbor who heard the mother screaming
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>> live and in hd this is abc 7 news on your side. >> thank you for joining us today. police in prince george's county are hunting for someone who gunned down a pizza delivery man. he was shot in the 6800 block of seat pleasant drive last night. it was a violent night. hours later, another man was murdered not far away. john gonzales is live with what we're learning about this. >> the victim who has not been identified by police today, was finishing up his work day yesterday. he arrived you're domino's pizza at noon and was on one of his final deliveries of the day at 8:30 p.m. 11 minutes of the call came in, he left the shop here and never returned. his manager tells us today he was only carrying $13. >> it was a. delivery only about two miles from the restaurant. but the delivery men who have worked here since 2008, it would be his last. gunned down in front of this seat pleasant apartment building. >> it is just horrible that repeats a person cannot do his job. >> residents heard multiple gunshots run a 30 p.m. last night. a resident found the working victim lying on the grou
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 12:00pm EST
was medevaced to the hospital center. they transported one other person. witnesses tell us what they saw. >> i came out and saw the officer laid out in the st.. -- the street. pretty much trying to patch it up and put him in the car and moving in the direction of the helicopter. a pretty brutal accident, you know. >> i have lived here many years and i've heard many accidents right here. >> park police have yet to release the identity of the officer. metropolitan police are still investigating, trying to determine what happened. it is unclear whether the officer was traveling to a call when this all up and. again, they say he sustained serious injuries and it is not known whether or not they are life-threatening good as far as the traffic goes, the northbound lanes of the 395 remain closed at this point. we have seen a substantial back up because of it. such comments are getting better >> -- -- southbound lanes are getting by with one blocked. . >> two people are dead and two others are injured after an attack on a bus carrying u.s. air force airmen in germany. shots were fired at the
ABC
Mar 7, 2011 12:00pm EST
is something that has only been done in very rare occasions. >> is this the right time to use it? >> it is a good idea to signal a readiness to use it, but the conditions for using it are not there yet. nelson valdez knows he picked a heck of a time to start his own career. >> the last time the oil reserves were back in 2005 during hurricane katrina, it only brought down gas prices about 3%, not considered enough to make a real difference. >> now, a traffic alert for drivers on at 295. crews will close the interstate one direction at a time. it will span from pennsylvania avenue to the 11th street bridge from 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 tonight through thursday. traffic will be stopped up to 40 minutes at a time. >>> still to come here on abc7 news at noon, vanishing overseas. a family's frantic hunt for a college student who disappeared in spain. >>> tragedy on the porch. -- court. the growing controversy -- could these deaths have been prevented? >>> the nation on storm watch. from tornados to wipe out. >>> the nation on storm watch. from tornados to wipe out. th way, everyone will k
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. police shut down about five areas. brad, bring us up-to-date. >> first, the road has been reopened in both directions. starting at 9:00 a.m., workers found something with a suspicious device. we knew that all the time, but this was a little bit different. we can show you what it looks like from the chopper. this is not just a bad gore a box. it was a package to which a cell phone was strapped with wires. it looked for all intents and purposes like an explosive device. people kept away. prince county bomb squad arrived on the scene and took a gander at what they had. it looked very real. they had a technician in his bomb suit and there were able to get a close to the device. with the crime that they carry the bomb squad vehicle -- a system whereby they could actually -- they rig a system whereby they could actually disrupt the system. it had a high pressured jet of water to a chair by the device -- to tear apart the device. when the device was disrupted there was a puff of packaging material, that sort of thing. in the end, it appears as though this was a mock up, a fake. there were no
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm EDT
is just two days away but winter is not for with us just yet. more frigid rain is moving in and some of the area could see snow. adam caskey is tracking this live in the weather center. >>> and unsettled weather pattern is taking shape in bringing cool temperatures and some areas of light precipitation that will continue to develop this afternoon and evening. it is just like scattered showers and a few wet snowflakes could make san by the evening hours. the clouds had moved in and a few rain showers have moved in especially down near stafford. it is just clipping southern prince william county at this time. the bulk of the moisture is well to the south over the tidewater region and to the northwest. we will have a few more developing showers later on with temperatures dropping by the evening hours into the lower 40's. we'll talk more about the forecast straight ahead. >>> we are following breaking news out of the montgomery county where crews are now working to repair a gas leak. newschopper7 was over the scene at the cost: russell ave in gaithersburg. the montgomery thought -- the m
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
. moments ago at the libyan embassy, a flag was raised. that flag was used before moammar khaddafi took power in 1969. this was a symbolic gesture to defy him. in libya, violence has escalated between rebels and pro-gaddafi forces. gaddafi is it denying the uprising. in an interview with christiane amanpour, the flamboyant leader made shocking statements. he says his people are not against him. in fact, he claims the exact opposite. >> no one is against me. they love me. , all. they will die to protect me and my people. >> under mounting pressure to leave libya, gaddafi laughed at the idea. [laughter] >> who would leave his homeland? why would i leave my homeland? why would i leave libya? >> international leaders say they are stepping up efforts to pressure him to step down. $30 billion in assets have been frozen and military forces are moving in and continued plants continue to arm rebels. susan rice called the leader delusional. >> the international community have joined the people of libya in expressing their outrage at the killing and the slaughtering and the crazy behavior we have
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 12:00pm EDT
will move in from the north and west of us. all the storms that we have are long gone. look at our doppler radar. the showers are across the southern tip of the delmarva peninsula. it is still cloudy outside but given a few hours, we will get sunshine and temperatures will not warmup all lots. we will could be extended outlook coming up. >>> thank you very much. later today, the olney man accused of murdering two people in two days will be in court. the first murder happened friday in the second was on monday. the man is now charged with two counts of first-degree murder. prosecutors say he was on a conditional release after being found not criminally responsible for a 2008 crime. investigators have not figured out what led to these shootings. >>> deputies stepped up the search for missing pregnant woman and loudoun county. about an hour ago search crews began combing a wooded area near her ashburn,. she is five-months pregnant and has a 17-month-old child and was reported missing late in february. we will have the latest coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. >>> turning to japan radiat
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
-- >> that you for joining us today. we are learning the price of enforcing a no-fly zone. today in american fighter jet clef -- crashed down on libyan soil. both pilots survived as calls went out for a cease-fire. pamela joins us live with the latest. >> the no-fly zone continues to stretch over the north african nation. tomahawk cruise missiles were fired from submarines. the u.s. suffered its first major blow, the loss of an f-15 fighter jet. this u.s. fighter jet went down overnight. the two-man crew was recovered safely. officials say that the jet was not brought down by hostile fire rather mechanical failure. today's coalition forces are pushing forward and officials say that the libyan leader is not the target. >> i do not know much about the location of the libyan leader, nor have we extended efforts in that regard. >> libyan officials say that at least dozens have been killed since the operation began saturday. some countries have called for a cease-fire. gaddafi loyalists want an end to the cease-fire. in response, the focus is on libyan targets away from populated areas. rebels ho
ABC
Mar 8, 2011 12:00pm EST
>> thank you for joining us today. it is pepco's pricey plan to keep the lights on, but will it work? a new report is bringing up some major doubts. brae and carter is at pepco headquarters with the details. >> over the past year there has been a lot of criticism from customers that when the storms roll in, the power goes out. pepco has put a new plan in place. the report says that it may not be enough. >> this pepco customer says the power in her home is not consistent and is frustrating. >> especially because my mom is disabled. if i have the lights on, the things that she needs to get around, it is hard. >> last year, pepco put a multimillion-dollar plan in place to trim trees, of great power lines, and replace underground lines. but according to a new report, it may not be making service any better. while restoration efforts worked reasonably good, pepco needed to be more proactive rather than reactive. reports also show that trees are the primary cause of most potentially preventable outages. in addition, the report says -- >> it is a work in progress. as you said, it is a
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
off the screen. rebecca cooper joins us in our newsroom with more on this. >> elizabeth tylertaylor died at age 79 in los angeles. the cause of death was congestive heart failure. now the tributes are pouring in for a woman who was her life heart and dustup. >> elizabeth taylor, who first captured america's heart in the movies in a " national velvet." and she went on to star in more than 50 movies. many would become memorable classics, like "the giant," "and who's afraid of virginia woolf." she won the academy award twice. but her real life was more dramatic than the movies. she was already married and divorced by age 18. she was a widow by age 26. and controversial for her affair and mayors to the girl next door's has been eddie fisher. she also married twice to richard burton. she also married senator john warner of virginia. she was often in poor health and later went on to go public with her addiction to alcohol and drugs. >> i consumed inordinate amounts of alcohol. >> but she proved a set a businesswoman. after the loss of friend rock hudson to aids, she became one of the worl
ABC
Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
, "on your side." >> thank you for joining us today. we begin once again on storm watch. the region woke up to another cool and wet day, and now more rain showers are moving in. it is the nationals opening day. >> not very good baseball winter, but that is spring ball. i remember when it snowed during the opening day a few years ago. it is it damp out there. let's start out with a live look from our camera on the roof. right now, cloud cover overhead. look down to kentucky and tennessee. we are seeing a development of upper level energy that is going to bring us a few spotty showers, nothing to widespread. i think we will get the ball game in. it will be a cool game. a few spotty showers developing. we will talk about the improvements because yes, we will have some improvement. that is the latest. >>> southern states are reeling from severe storms. an apparent tornado flattened buildings and tore off roofs. coming up, how residents are dealing with a damaged left behind. >>> the u.s. formally handed over command of military operations in libya but today there are reports that cia op
ABC
Mar 4, 2011 12:00pm EST
work on the orange, blue, and red lines. mike conneen joins us from new carrollton with what it means for passengers. >> it is complying with recommendations for the ntsb. passengers will use free shuttle buses available this weekend. metro is telling them to add an extra 40 minutes to their weekend commute. >> i don't have a car. >> it is another weekend, another round of metro track maintenance. >> i will have to pick up my >> 10:00 p.m. tonight through sunday night, the orange line is closed from stadium-armory to new carrollton. on the blue line from stadium- armory to bening row. the orange line will be affected most with five stations shutdown. minnesota avenue, cheverly, landover, new carrollton, deanwood. >> we will find another option. >> they will at the table to improve cell phone coverage, and replace thousands of feet of track, and other work. >> safety is always first. >> there are signs for customers and free shuttle service will be available. some passengers say it's not enough. >> i don't think they notified people well enough. the only reason i know is because i saw
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 12:00pm EST
air strikes but the pentagon played down the idea of using military force. >> let's just call a spade a spade. a no-fly zone begins with an attack on libya. to the jury the air defenses. it is a big operation in a big country. >> the u.s. military is stepping up its presence by moving military forces closer to libyan shores. the prosecutor of the international criminal courts as he will investigate gaddafi and his inner circle for possible crimes against humanity. >>> maryland lawmakers have not scheduled the next about in the showdown over gay marriage. the baltimore delegate says she will vote to approve the bill. prince george's county delegate says she is ready but will not say how she will vote. the delegates skipped a scheduled vote for some unexpected delay pretty state senate voted to legalize gay marriage last week. >>> a major water main breaks to shut down a street in alexandria. this was on edsall road between picket street and van dorn street. water gushed across the intersection. edsall road is expected to be closed for the rest of the day. >>> students are back in class
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